Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. distributed cash incentives to the Iskolar sang Iloilo (provincial government scholars) who graduated from the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) recently.The granting of cash incentives was one of the policies set and approved by the Provincial Scholarship Management Board. The provincial government scholars who received cash incentives from Gov. Defensor were (from left): Liandro Sanquilos (BS Fisheries) - P1,000; Glydil Rose Patigas (BSBA Marketing) - P1,000; Jessa Salido (BSBA Marketing, Cum Laude) - P3,000; Jose Palmon, Jr.
Provincial School Board
Gov. Arthur Defensor gave medals and certificates to the 61 provincial government scholars dubbed as "Iskolar sang Iloilo" who graduated this year during the testimonial luncheon for the 116th foundation anniversary of Iloilo province at the Casa Real de Iloilo on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Four scholars were Magna Cum Laude graduates while 16 others obtained Cum Laude honors.
One hundred nineteen public schools in 32 municipalities in the province received financial assistance from the Iloilo provincial government through the Provincial School Board (PSB) chaired by Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The financial assistance totalling P33,874,944.73 ranges from P60,000 to P1,000,000 depending on the project proposal submitted by the recipient schools.
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. released a total of P25.4 million for various school projects in the province on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The fund that went to 60 schools and 26 municipalities came from the Provincial School Board (PSB) chaired by the governor himself.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. released a total of P15,134,999 million for various school projects in the province on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. He distributed the checks to recipient schools, received by their respective principals and officials, in a ceremony held at Casa Real de Iloilo.
A total of 60 public schools -- 29 elementary and 31 secondary -- were recipients of the funds, where each school were given an amount depending on the project proposals they submitted.
ILOILO – Public schools that have been destroyed by typhoons in the past could continue the reconstruction, repair and improvement of their facilities with P12.3-million budget released on Monday. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. released the fund in check to repair 45 elementary schools (P7.2-million) and seven secondary schools (P1.4-million) in five congressional districts here.
ILOILO – The provincial government here will be accepting more scholars for the upcoming school year 2015-2016 to help poor yet deserving students earn a degree in college. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. has ordered that the number of scholars be increased from seven to ten per district making it 50 in total.